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Atradius Reveals the World’s Top Emerging Markets

Leading economists from trade credit insurer Atradius have released their assessment of the world’s top emerging markets of 2017.  The new economic report reveals that India, Indonesia, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Peru, Chile and Bulgaria are some of the global leading emerging market economies (EMEs) to watch. According to Atradius, these economies have been boosted by higher yields, reduced concern surrounding ... Read More »

BOL’s Revenues and Profit Rises in 2016

Business Online (BOL) total revenues were US$11.2 million, 17% year-on-year increase. BOL’s net profit also rose – up 19% year-on-year, reaching US$2.0 million. Diluted earnings per share for the year were Baht 0.09 (US$0.0025). BOL did not comment on the reason for the increases in revenues and net profit. The company remains comparatively strong in its core business, service income ... Read More »

TransUnion Q4 2016 Revenues Up 13%

Company Announces Three-Year up to $300 Million Share Repurchase Program Total revenue was $436 million, an increase of 13 percent, both as reported and on a constant currency basis compared with the fourth quarter of 2015. Acquisitions accounted for a 3 percent increase in revenue. Net income attributable to TransUnion was $50 million compared with $19 million in the fourth ... Read More »

Infocredit Group – In Business Awards 2016 Winner!

Infocredit Group Receives an Award in the SME Category It is with great pride that we announce the receipt of the IN Business Award in the category of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME), an award which is dedicated to professional entrepreneurship celebrating leadership and achievement in Cypriot private companies. We are truly honoured for this recognition and we feel especially ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Launches Newest Edition of its Next-Generation Risk Management Solution

Less than a year after introducing D&B Credit, Dun & Bradstreet’s next-generation risk intelligence platform, the company introduces D&B Credit Advantage, the newest edition to the comprehensive suite of solutions.  D&B Credit Advantage allows customers to integrate their accounts receivable data with leading data and analytics from Dun & Bradstreet, giving users a newly-enhanced, holistic view of their accounts portfolio to assess and manage ... Read More »

Experian Included in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection

Gartner Market Guide provides recommendations when seeking fraud solution vendors This year, Experian® was included as a Representative Vendor, and our recently released fraud platform, CrossCoreTM, was mentioned. The 2016 guide, authored by Jonathan Care, Avivah Litan and Tricia Phillips, points out several key fraud findings impacting businesses. They see enterprises implementing fraud hubs in order to integrate fraud detection ... Read More »

Philippines: The Road Towards Financial Inclusion

CIBI Information, Inc. of the Philippines has published its Annual Report for 2016 on Financial Inclusion It is a dynamic goal, or probably even a valiant act, owning the challenge of revolutionizing the consciousness of our nation about the advantages of building a good credit history; by influencing the lending institutions in providing, what we call, responsible lending services; and ... Read More »

CRIF Germany Launches CREDITY, a new B2B Credit Management Solution

CRIF has launched CREDITY, the new B2B Credit Management Solution (SaaS) for the non-finance service sector. CREDITY is an optimized decisioning & collaboration web tool for international credit management that companies can use for the daily management of their business customer portfolio.  The key benefits are: Fast & easy onboarding (no customization projects required) Cutting edge user interface (“strong UX”) ... Read More »

KSV1870 Austria Welcomes its 23,000th Member

Austria’s largest creditors protection association, KSV1870, celebrates a new record and welcomes the frozen food company Weinbergmaier GmbH as Jubilee Member. Founded in 1969, Tiefkühlkost Weinbergmaier is now one of the leading, purely Austrian companies in the food and beverage industry. Since 2008, owned by VIVATIS Holding AG, the company and its approximately 70 employees, headed by Mag. Andreas Kirchner (sales) ... Read More »

6,300 Banks and Financial Institutions in 4 Continents Have Chosen CRIF

In line with its international expansion, in 2016 CRIF increased its global reach and leading position by acquiring Bürgel, Deltavista, CCIS (China Credit Information Service) and MTC (Microfinance Technologies Center) in Germany, Poland, Taiwan and Russia respectively, as well as performing business consolidation activities in other regions where it was already established. Today CRIF serves more than 6,300 banks and ... Read More »

KSV1870 and KSV1870 Holding AG Appoints Mag. Ricardo-José Vybiral as Chairman and CEO

Mag. Ricardo-José Vybiral was appointed Chairman and CEO of KSV1870 Holding.  The former CEO of the Wunderman Group Deutschland has assumed his new role in the 4th quarter of 2016.  The KSV1870 board selected Vybiral because of his exceptional management expertise, strategic competency and affinity to digital technologies.  These traits are important elements in managing KSV1870 journey into the digital ... Read More »

European Commission Unveils ‘Data Economy Package’ – What’s included and how could it impact the information sector?

On January 10, 2017, the European Commission unveiled the “last major Digital Single Market initiatives” addressing Europe’s digital future.  These initiatives comprise the following: A proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (E-Privacy Regulation) A Communication on “Building a European Data Economy” and A Communication on exchanging and protecting personal data in a globalized world. This article has ... Read More »